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CASE50330: Horary consultation concerning John Amyas (PERSON27374)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1620 at 10:40

RW Iohn Amyas of Southhill in Bedford sheire. y. 65. d. . h: 10. 40 ant. m: Feb. 28. 1620. ill sinc Tuesday \Fryday/ last. cannot vomite nor goe to the stoole. Eateth nothinge: drinketh sometimes. Cryeth out of his body; sleepeth not.

[Partial Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 213, f. 138r (middle left part of page)

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CASE73309: Horary consultation concerning William Butes (PERSON45394)

Question asked by the patient on 7 November 1631 at 16:00

RN Will: Buts of Oxford shere in Sherburne 46 y mayed {sic} 6 or 8 child ill a fortnight novēb 7 h 4 p m 163i

a fat mā & sang. surfet |cā not eate for a fortnight nor sleepe|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 274 (upper right part of page)

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CASE53326: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Sara Wyllyson [Woullyson] (PERSON62405)

Question asked by Mr Wyllyson [Woullyson] (PERSON62401) on 10 November 1621 at 09:00

RN Mr Woullystan of London vxore extreely mad cānot rest nor will eate novēb 10. h hor 8. 50 ant m 162i

Mr Woullyston of London for his wife mad yt cānot sleepe eate nor Drinke novēb. 10 h {sic} hor: 9. ant m 162i |will not eate.|

wheather her vomyts will serve & the liquid

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, ff. 134v-135r (f. 134v bottom left, and f. 135r upper left)

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CASE75152: Horary consultation concerning Mary Harding (PERSON50851)

Question asked by the patient on 23 July 1632 at 08:30

U[1624–34] Mary Hardinge of Shiddlington 18. y. Iuly. 23. . h. 8. 30. a. m. 1632 maryed at Christmas last pained in her Heart & stomack hath litle or noe appetite to her meate, cannot sleepe, ill 3 weekes. RN /standeth as on in a trance\ U[1624–34]

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 332 (upper right part of page)

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CASE73490: Horary consultation concerning John Nashe (PERSON55178)

Question asked by the patient on 12 December 1631 at 14:45

SRN Iohn Nash of Hattfeild 54. y. Decemb. 12. . h. 2. 45. p. m. 1631

hath a great Cough often vomitts Blood body very sollouble sickned the 5 this month . cannot slee{pe} nor eate

Vryne very high & red RN /exceeding weake & feeble\ SRN

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 342 (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE12691: Horary consultation concerning Richard Sumner (PERSON16260)

Question asked by the patient on 13 September 1599 at 15:06

RN Richard Sūner of lowten 23. his payne lyeth in his head. cannot sleepe nor goe to stoole eateth very litle is very weake. Septemb. 13. die h. 3. 6 p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 202r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE43407: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Norwood (PERSON14527)

Question asked by the patient on 20 May 1616 at 18:00

RN mres Norwood of Astwood. 40 y may. 20 h. 6 p m 16i6. troubled wth mutch melancholie. / & heavynes stomack full. & hath no appetite & l {sic} careth not to eate any meale. & cānot sleepe & groweth light headed.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 94r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53528: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Birckberd (PERSON44197)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1622 at 10:00

RW Mr Edward Birckberd of Astwell \y. 50./ d. . h 10. Feb: 3. 1622. had of late a swellinge in his thighes & leggs, wch was taken away by physicke purginge: since that his stomacke is gone: is verie weake: troubled wth a cough & drouth: cannot sleepe. RN a great difficulty of breath./ cānot rise out of his bed nor stand v nor restRW

[Astrological Chart]

RN Edw. Birckberd a spec serv vnto Sr George Sherly Mr Colins houshold physition.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 176v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

Cite this as: Lauren Kassell, Michael Hawkins, Robert Ralley, John Young, Joanne Edge, Janet Yvonne Martin-Portugues, and Natalie Kaoukji (eds.), The casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, 1596–1634: a digital edition, https://casebooks.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?f1-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3AEating%20and%20drinking%20problems%3A%3AProblems%20with%20appetite;f2-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ASleep%20problems%3A%3ASleeplessness, accessed 23 January 2020.